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Unformatted text preview: change at the time Realsim and Expressionism Tennessee Williams o A Glass Menagerie- dream play, Tom Winfield is looking back on his life, doesn’t follow literal line of events Arthus Miller o Death of a Salesman- concerns the American Dream o What is the American Dream? Anti-Realism- rehearsing, people planted in the audience • Louigi Pirandello Six Characters in Search of an Author Absurdist Drama Martin Esslin The Theatre of the Absurd Samuel Beckett o Happy Days- woman buried up in stuff to do, but still has all of her purses and iPods, etc. o Waiting for Godot Eugene Ionesco o The Bald Soprano- makes fun of middle class society, shows repetitiveness that we go through in our every day lives o Set realistically...
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- Spring '08
- A Streetcar Named Desire, Samuel Beckett, Theatre of the Absurd, Eugène Ionesco, John Millington Synge